During Washington University’s “Reflections: Unity, Social Justice & Peace” event Aug. 29, 2016, in Graham Chapel, members of the university’s a cappella community, with soloist and junior RJ Doro (center), perform “A Change is Gonna Come,” by Sam Cooke. (Photo: Joe Angeles/Washington University)
Community members hold hands during Washington University’s “Reflections: Unity, Social Justice & Peace” event Aug. 29, 2016, in Graham Chapel. (Photo: Joe Angeles/Washington University)
International students visited the mighty Mississippi River during orientation events sponsored by the Office for International Students and Scholars.
Serena Carvajal (left), an administrative assistant in the Performing Arts Department, receives an Arts & Sciences Outstanding Staff Award from Barbara A. Schaal, dean of the faculty of Arts & Sciences. Carvajal was one of three staff members to receive the award during a reception Aug. 30 in Holmes Lounge celebrating the beginning of the academic year. To read about the award winners, visit the Arts & Sciences site. (Photo: Sid Hastings/Washington University)
First-year students compete in the Ultimate Floor Challenge in the Athletics Complex Aug. 26, 2016. The event is a highlight of Bear Beginnings. (James Byard/Washington University)
More first-year students enjoy the Ultimate Floor Challenge. (James Byard/Washington University)
Kimberly Weaver, of the Institute for School Partnership, teaches University City School District educators how to incorporate engineering concepts into their literature lessons in ”Novel Engineering.” (Photo: Myra Lopez/Institute for School Partnership)
Haley Dolosic (left), president of the Graduate Professional Council, and Cassandra Klosterman, voter engagement fellow at the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement, delivered remarks Aug. 30, 2016, during the kickoff of WashU Votes, an effort to encourage student involvement in the 2016 election. (Photo: Sid Hastings/Washington University)
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